Support Groups and Resources

Below is a list of resources recommended by our Olney Pediatric families.

Weight Management:

  1. Weight Watchers for patients >12yo
  2. The IDEAL Clinic at CNMC

Parenting Support:

  1. Parent Encouragement Program (PEP): pepparent.org or 301-929-8824
  2. Parenting classes through Montgomery County: http://www.infomontgomery.org/home
  3. P.E.A.C.E. (Parent Education and Custody Effectiveness) Program of Montgomery County is an educational program for divorcing and separating parents that have a family case in the Circuit Court: 240-777-9065
  4. www.raisingyourchallengingchild.com
  5. Family Tree Parenting 24hr Hotline - 800-243-7337 or https://familytreemd.org/our-work-continues/

Support groups and Individual Therapy: Social Skills, Autism, Behavior

  1. Olney Counseling Center: 301-570-7500
  2. Alvord, Baker and assoc: 301-593-6554
  3. Jewish Social Services: 301-816-2633, www.jssa.org.
  4. Emotional/behavioral:  www.childrenwithanxiety.com, www.adaa.org, www.childanxiety.net, www.empoweringparents.com, www.parenting.com, http://www.livesinthebalance.org/
  5. Expressive Therapy Center: 301-869-1017, www.expressivetherapycenter.com

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD/ADHD) and Learning Disabilities:

  1. CHADD: www.CHADD.org
  2. Understood: https://www.understood.org/en
  3. www.myADHD.com
  4. Coaching: https://ptscoaching.com/
  5. www.addresources.org
  6. Your Right to an Evaluation for a Child for Special Education Services: https://ldaamerica.org/advocacy/lda-position-papers/right-to-an-evaluation-of-a-child-for-special-education-services/

Smoking Cessation:

  1. MDQUIT.org or 1800-QUIT NOW
  2. Freedom From Smoking: www.ffsonline.org

Nutrition:

  1. Kait Fortunado at Rebel Dietitians in Columbia: 301-474-2499
  2. Daisy Miller Dietitian in Gaithersburg: 301-531-5854
  3. Empowered Eating in Greenbelt: 301-710-9709 (accepts some insurance)
  4. Children's National Medical Center: 202-476-2327
  5. Helpful websites: www.eatright.org, www.weigh2rock.com, http://win.niddk.nih.gov/index.htm

Breastfeeding:

  1. Lactation consultant: Colleen Prorok: 301-774-7279
  2. Breastfeeding Support Group at MGH: 301-774-8881
  3. Breastfeeding Support Group at Holy Cross Hospital: 301-326-4715
  4. Breastfeeding Support Group at Shady Grove Hospital: 240-826-6667
  5. La Leche League of MD: http://www.lllofmd-de-dc.org/
  6. Metropolitan Breastfeeding: http://www.metropolitanbreastfeeding.com/ or 301-943-9293
  7. Breastfeeding Inc: http://www.breastfeedinginc.ca/content.php?pagename=videos

Child abuse:

  1. Montgomery County Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline (CPS): 240-777-4417
  2. DC Center for Child Protection and Family Support: 202-544-3144
  3. Department of Police, Family Crimes Division: 240-773-5400
  4. Sex Offender Registry: http://dpscs.md.gov/onlineservs/socem/default.shtml

Child Development (speech therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, feeding issues):

  1. Stuttering: Stutteringhelp.org
  2. Infants and Toddlers Montgomery County (birth to 3yo): 240-777-3997
  3. Infants and Toddlers Howard County (birth to 3yo): 410-313-7017
  4. Infants and Toddlers Fredrick County (birth to 3yo): 301-600-1612
  5. Infants and Toddlers Prince George's County (birth to 3yo): 301-265-8415
  6. Child Find Montgomery County (>3yo): 301-947-6050
  7. Child Find Howard County (>3yo): 410-313-7046
  8. Child Find Frederick County (>3yo): 301-644-5292
  9. Child Find Prince George's County (>3yo): 301-808-2719
  10. Developmental Pediatric Center: http://pdcandme.com/
  11. RSI: www.RSItherapy.net

Pediatric Dentists:

  1. Children's Dental Office: 301-924-5500, 2923 Olney Sandy Spring Rd, Olney, MD 20832
  2. Edwin Zaghi Dental Office: 410-992-4400, Columbia, MD

 

Contact Us

Please use the phone or fax number below to contact the office:

Phone (301) 774-4100
Fax (301)774-7648

Office Hours
Monday: 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Tuesday: 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Wednesday: 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Thursday: 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Friday: 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Saturday Sick Hours: 08:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Sunday mornings: By Arangement
 
  If you or your child needs to be seen outside our scheduled office
  hours, we recommend using the urgent care center, PM Pediatrics.
  Please remember to always call the answering service
  first to speak to the doctor on-call.